Melbourne is set around the shores of Port Phillip Bay. The city boasts of a lively and cosmopolitan pulse. It offers something for everyone. From ultimate fashion stores to buzzing laneway cafes and trendy bars, botanic gardens to sports stadiums. Every aspect of the city is pleasing and distinct so that the people can enjoy the beautiful moment with their loved ones.
|Population||:||The total population estimated in 2008 was 3,892,419.|
The total area is 8806 kms.
|Currency||:||Melbourne currency name is Australian Dollar (AUD).|
|Geographic Coordination||:||37°48'49"S 144°57'47"E.|
Climate and Geography
Melbourne has a moderate oceanic climate. The city is well known for its changing weather.
Melbourne is an easy city to navigate, and almost everything is within walking distance. The best way to explore the city is on foot. But still if you are too tired to walk then you hire a taxi or board a tram. Melbourne's trams are a great way to explore the city and inner suburbs. Bus is another good option to tour the city. A bus will get you to places where trams and trains don't go. You will also find most of the people cycling around.
Shopping and Entertainment
Discover an eclectic and an enchanting mix of small boutiques, shops, malls etc selling everything from high fashion accessories to local handicrafts and souvenirs. You'll be spoilt for choice in Melbourne's shopping area. Check out myriad of arcades and laneways that offer several international brands. Also do not forget to explore the Block, Cathedral and Royal arcades, Degraves and Crossley streets, Presgrave.
Vitality and eccentricity characterizes the entertainment and nightlife in Melbourne. Nightclubs, pubs and jazz and rock concerts can be easily found in the main regional centers. Melbourne features some of the popular hangouts are : -
- Container Bar Madame Brussels Red Hummingbird Meyers Place Room 680